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8 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms, Sleeps 20
Latheronwheel, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent weekend, house ideal for special occasion!”
Reviewed 28 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014

Stayed here to celebrate 40th birthday 9 adults and 9 children. The house and barn are well equipped and offered plenty of space. Kids had a great time in the pool. Laura was welcoming and coped well with the kids following her around trying to pick the their room!

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Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Needs attention”
Reviewed 18 June 2014 for a stay in May 2014
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We booked the three lodges out for all of our family to go on holiday together. The pool was great, all kids and adults loved it. We had it all to ourselves with booking the three lodges which was great. I personally stayed in the smaller cottage that stands itself. The door to get into the property had a birds nest right above it and on the ground was a foul mess. The house was really nice but needs attention, the windows upstairs in the living room were smashed with a bit on the outside pane missing. It didn't cause a draft but seemed a bit dangerous. The curtains were held up with sharp hooks which I caught my finger on a couple of times. We also couldn't let the children out to play on the grass as it was covered in very large weeds and the trampoline was broken and turned upside down. There is a BBQ to use as and when you want but it was very old and dirty looking so we didn't bother. The seating area outside was all dirty and moss on it so it couldn't be used. If it wasn't for the pool the children would of been very disappointed as they couldn't play outside. We were lucky to have booked the 3 houses as ours didn't have enough pots and utensils to cook a meal so we were all sharing between the two kitchens as the two main houses only had one kitchen as one of them are kept locked as it's the owners one. Our dishwasher was out of order and our heating didn't work to start with but the maintenance guy came and fixed the heating straight away. All of the outside lights attached to the houses didn't work so when we left the main house at night with our three little ones we really struggled to see. Upstairs in the stand alone cottage hardly any lights worked, bulbs needed changed. As you enter the front door to the cottage only half the door opened fine, there was a part of the roof/slat that had fallen down so you had to lift it up before you could open the door. The paint work on their website of the houses look lovely as well as the grass but when you are there the paint work is quite bad and the weeds were terrible. All these small things could easily be fixed but on this occasion there was to many small things that made it really bad.

Longman family.

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Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2014 for a stay in February 2014
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Elgin, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2013 for a stay in November 2013
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Travelling group: Large Group
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Management Response
21 Nov 2013
Thanks for your kind review, we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay and that you would recommend to others. We will see to the curtain issue asap!

Craiglea Lodge
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2013 for a stay in August 2012
4
people found this review helpful

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Liked best: Swimming pool area
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
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